Pooya Karimian


The Top Ten Things Environmentalists Need to Learn
[Link] http://depletedcranium.com/?p=368
I don't 100% agree with all the points but good to read.

Posted to Life by pooya at 11:00 AM | Comments (0)

Combating Poverty With Blog Action Day '08: Kiva
[Link] http://www.techvibes.com/blog/combating-poverty-with-blog-ac...
About Kiva, a non profit that gives microloans to entrepreneurs in developing countries, hoping to fight the poverty the right way. On Techvibes blog.

Posted to Life by pooya at 02:45 PM | Comments (0)

Iran covered in snow
[Link] http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/natural_haza...
NASA earth observatory report on "Severe Snow in Iran" shows how the whole country is covered with snow. And just so you know Iran is the 18th largest country in the world area wise. Link via Ehsan.

Posted to Life by pooya at 08:45 PM | Comments (0)

Catatonics: Still Life of Power In Tehran
[Link] http://www.catatonics.org/?q=node/49
as told by the graffiti artist A1one

Posted to Life by pooya at 09:33 AM | Comments (0)

Hans Reiser: Once a Linux Visionary, Now Accused of Murder
[Link] http://www.wired.com/techbiz/people/magazine/15-07/ff_hansre...
Wired with a touching story about Hans Reiser the computer programmer that is accused of murdering her wife. Also read the Slashdot comments and this blog post. Link's via Behdad.

Posted to Life by pooya at 09:01 PM | Comments (0)

Big brother is watching you
[Link] http://jwz.livejournal.com/753857.html
Talking CCTV cameras across England

Posted to Life by pooya at 09:46 AM | Comments (0)

The 1st green dream: “Green Light”
[Link] http://dreamingreen.nl/home/?p=3
A plant growing around a lamp. Via Make: Blog.

Posted to Life by pooya at 09:49 AM | Comments (0)

The world's second richest man gives away 85% of his wealth | FORTUNE Magazine
[Link] http://money.cnn.com/2006/06/25/magazines/fortune/charity1.f...
"Warren Buffett, The world's second richest man - who's now worth $44 billion - tells editor-at-large Carol Loomis he will start giving away 85% of his wealth in July - most of it to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation."

Posted to Life by pooya at 12:16 AM | Comments (0)

Microsoft vs. Google: Who's greener? | CNET News.com
[Link] http://news.com.com/Microsoft vs. Google Whos greener/2100-1...
CNet looks into two companies and their environmental practices.

Posted to Life by pooya at 04:20 PM | Comments (0)

Floating an Idea: OneDaysTake.org | DarrenBarefoot.com
[Link] http://www.darrenbarefoot.com/archives/2006/05/floating-an-i...
The idea is that website publishers donate one day of ad revenue to charity.

Posted to Life by pooya at 12:46 AM | Comments (0)

How Google should spend a billion dollars comitted to work on global issues
[Link] http://news.com.com/How to spend a billion Google dollars/20...
Google.org has $1 billion to work on global issues such as poverty, energy and the environment over the next 20 years.

Posted to Life by pooya at 11:08 AM | Comments (0)

Google's Program in Ghana
[Link] http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2006/03/technoserve-update-ne...
As a competition for entrepreneurs.

Posted to Life by pooya at 06:58 PM | Comments (0)

McEs, A Hacker Life: Chelo-Kebab
[Link] http://mces.blogspot.com/2006/02/chelo-kebab.html
Yummy! There are a lot of Persian resturants in Canada. Beside that I am also interested in Greek and Italian cuisines.

Posted to Life by pooya at 06:44 PM | Comments (0)

Slashdot | Segway Inventor Turns To Environment
[Link] http://science.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=06/02/17/1825221
His goal is to make under $2000 water purifier and power generators.

Posted to Life by pooya at 09:51 PM | Comments (0)

Slashdot | Canada Moves to Keep Skilled Workers
[Link] http://it.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=05/11/26/2123235&tid=9...
"The Canadian government is announcing a C$700 million initiative to help skilled workers stay in Canada and become citizens". Although it seems like these are just some pre-election promises from a falling government.

Posted to Life by pooya at 04:50 PM | Comments (0)

BBC NEWS | Vancouver is 'best place to live' and Tehran is the worst
[Link] http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/4306936.stm
Vancouver is the world's best place to live, a survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has found.

Posted to Life by pooya at 09:35 AM | Comments (2)

Vancouver Transit Map on Google Maps
[Link] http://david.enigmati.ca/maps/transit.html
Finally someone did it

Posted to Life by pooya at 10:16 AM | Comments (0)

Just a Gwai Lo Blog: Bottled water vs Tap water
[Link] http://www.justagwailo.com/filter/2005/08/02/bottled-water
refers to different sources from the effect of bottled water on environment to Anil Dash's posts about it being unhealthy

Posted to Life by pooya at 07:15 PM | Comments (0)

The tragic business of cartooning in Iran
[Link] http://nikahangkowsar.blogfa.com/8310.aspx#17
originaly published in slate cartoon blog

Posted to Life by pooya at 10:04 PM | Comments (0)

TA City: Park Card, Football Infighting, ...
[Link] http://www.tehranavenue.com/article.php?id=261
"TA City: Park Card, The Persian Love Connection, Football Infighting, Smoke and Stay Thin." TehranAvenue.com on what's going on in Iran

Posted to Life by pooya at 11:54 AM | Comments (0)
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